SSHoF logoArthur "Art" Adams

Athlete (1988)


Arthur Adams Arthur Adams was one of the greatest horseshoe pitchers in Saskatchewan. He was involved in the sport from 1925 to 1960.One year after learning the game he won his first tournament in Perdue in 1926. From 1931 to 1944, he was Saskatoon's singles champion and teamed up with partners to win the doubles title. During the 1930's and early 1940's he won the Saskatoon Exhibition singles and doubles tournaments so many times, the trophy was retired and presented to him.

From 1933 to 1944 he was the Saskatchewan singles champion.He is a charter member of the Saskatchewan Horseshoe Players Association Hall of Fame, and in 1981 was inducted into the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association of America Hall of Fame.

At the age of 66, Adams took up lawn bowling and won several city and provincial singles and doubles titles.

A.E. Adams Crescent, Adams Way and Adams Lane in the Silverwood Heights district were named in his honour.

** Deceased